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Kentucky Public Holidays 2024, 2025, and 2026

This page contains a calendar of all 2024, 2025, and 2026 state holidays for Kentucky. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Kentucky celebrates many of the same holidays as the rest of the country. In addition, state employees are given paid time off on the day after Thanksgiving as well as the day before or day after Christmas and New Year’s Day. An extra holiday is provided for the Presidential Election Day in election years.

Kentucky Holidays 2024

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
15 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
29 MarFriGood Friday
27 MayMonMemorial Day
4 JulThuIndependence Day
2 SepMonLabor Day
5 NovTueGeneral Election Day
11 NovMonVeterans Day
28 NovThuThanksgiving Day
29 NovFriThanksgiving Friday
24 DecTueChristmas Eve
25 DecWedChristmas Day
31 DecTueNew Year's Eve
Visit ky.gov for the original release.

Kentucky Holidays 2025

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day
20 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
18 AprFriGood Friday
26 MayMonMemorial Day
4 JulFriIndependence Day
1 SepMonLabor Day
11 NovTueVeterans Day
27 NovThuThanksgiving Day
28 NovFriThanksgiving Friday
25 DecThuChristmas Day
31 DecWedNew Year's Eve
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2025 are released.

Kentucky Holidays 2026

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThuNew Year's Day
19 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
3 AprFriGood Friday
25 MayMonMemorial Day
3 JulFriIndependence Day Holiday
4 JulSatIndependence Day
7 SepMonLabor Day
11 NovWedVeterans Day
26 NovThuThanksgiving Day
27 NovFriThanksgiving Friday
25 DecFriChristmas Day
31 DecThuNew Year's Eve
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2026 are released.